Syrian Arab Red Crescent and in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and UN Offices in Syria delivered two aid convoys on March 17th, 2016. The first convoy (37 trucks) entered Madaya & Zabadani areas in rural Damascus, while the second (24 trucks) entered Foa’a &Kiffraya in rural Idleb. The delivered humanitarian aid consisted of food items provided by ICRC along with hygiene, medical and nutrition items provided by UN Offices in Syria.
Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Welcomed Mr. Anthony Lake, the Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Mr. Peter Salameh, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africaon and Ms. Hana Singer, UNICEF Resident Representative in Syria on Monday, February 29, 2016. During the meeting, they discussed the mechanisms to develop the joint work between the UNICEF and SARC in field of water, Relief and health. Dr. Attar stressed the importance of the support provided by UNICEF notably the water and sanitation project which covers the needs of affected people all… Read More »
Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Dr. Thomas Oertle, head of the Middle East and North Africa Division of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. During the meeting, the two parties signed a mutual work agreement. Dr. Attar mentioned the importance of forging closer ties of humanitarian cooperation between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, which worked in Syria before. “We welcome back the cooperation which will have positive impacts on the work of SARC first aid squads.
Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the accompanied delegation, which included Mr. Robert Mardini, regional director of the ICRC, and Ms. Maryan Ghasser, head of ICRC delegation in Syria, in Al-Zahera Centre of SARC –Damascus branch on Tue, Feb 23rd 2016. Mr. Maurer knocked about the emergency and the operation departments and watched the carried out works at dialysis, laboratory, clinics and the CT department. He also visited the psychosocial support department and expressed his high admirations to the professional efficiency… Read More »